Tag: stupidity

How Many Strikes Until You're Out?

So Rafael Palmiero failed a drug test. Maybe he's guilty of steroid use. Maybe he's not. It doesn't really matter. Even if he is, I'm sure he'll only get a slap on the wrist from the league. Heck, Darryl Strawberry got more chances than cats have lives. On the other hand, Pete Rose was caught …

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Taking "In But Not Of" Too Far?

After the reelection of Dubya, the blogosphere was abuzz with talk of "Jesusland". Well, it seems there is a group of Christians who are looking to make it a reality. "Christians have actively tried to return the United States to their moral foundations for more than 30 years. We now have a professing Christian president, …

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Innocent Man Executed?

Shoot first and ask questions later is bad police policy. Just ask the Brits. Obviously, Jean de Menezes handled the situation poorly and brought unnecessary trouble upon himself. However, that hardly justifies two cops holding him down while a third puts five bullets in his head. This isn’t a case of an innocent suspect being …

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Howard the Dork*

Anybody interested in listening to a nutjob ranting and foaming at the mouth and embarrassing the party he chairs, head to Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, July 19 from 5:30 to 7:30. WHAT: amusing spectacle WHO: Howard Dean WHERE: Church Brew Works, 3525 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 …

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No Work, No Pay

‘No Work, No Pay’ Law Must Stay on the Books, Taxpayer Group Says A taxpayer watchdog group is fighting to preserve a “No Work, No Pay” law that requires members of Congress to forfeit their pay when they are absent from Congress – unless they or a family member are ill. It’s an obscure law …

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